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  1. Kenya launches operation to flush out illegal foreign workersRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Kenyan authorities said Friday they have launched an operation to flush out foreigners who are working in the country illegally. Fred Matiang'i, the Interior Cabinet Secretary, also issued a 60-day ultimatum for all foreigners working in Kenya to regularize their permits.

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  2. World Bank forecasts Sub-Saharan Africa 2018 growth at 3.1 pctRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    World Bank has raised Africa's economic growth rate to 3.1 percent in 2018 on account of the region rebounding after three years of slowdown due to the collapse in global commodity prices. The Bank in its Africa's Pulse, a biannual publication, released on Wednesday said the economic growth is projected to firm to 3.6 percent in 2019 and 3.7 percent in 2020.

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  3. From LAX, $1,243 round trip to the Seychelles on EtihadRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    You can fly round trip from LAX to the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean for much of November for less than $1,300. You can fly round trip from LAX to Mahe Island, Seychelles, for $1,243, including all taxes and fees, on Etihad Airways.

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  4. Base Resources (BSE) Price Target Lowered to GBX 30 at Numis SecuritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    The firm presently has a "buy" rating on the stock. Numis Securities' price objective suggests a potential upside of 111.27% from the company's current price.

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  5. 2,500 Tana River floods victims receive food donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Disaster response teams have intensified their emergency response in the wake of ongoing rains that continue to wreak havoc in parts of the country. It has been a trying week for residents of Tana River County after ongoing floods in the area swept away a section of the Bura-Madogo road along the main Mombasa-Garissa highway.

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  6. Tanzania:SGR Set to Handle Conventional CargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AllAfrica.com

    The Standard Gauge Railway will soon start handling conventional cargo after the extension of the rail line to cover 10 berths at the Port of Mombasa. SGR Project Manager Engineer Maxwell Mengich said completion of the extension line will make it possible for cargo discharged from a ship loaded directly into the SGR.The line will be completed by August according to the Kenya Railways officials.

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  7. Maersk's Block Train Solution on Standard Gauge RailwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Marine News

    A Standard Gauge Railway train fully laden with 108 twenty-foot equivalent units of Maersk Line Through Bill of Lading containers arrived in Nairobi from Mombasa last 13 April. Compared to the Meter Gauge Railway, the 472-km journey through the SGR is expected to reduce the cargo transport time from an average of 48 hours to 8 hours.

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  8. Nigeria:Nigeria Faces Tall Order to Become Hub of Seaports in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | AllAfrica.com

    Nigeria's mission to become the hub of port of destination in the Sub-Saharan Africa is currently under intense pressure as four other countries are vying for the same position in the continent. The countries are: Durban , Abidjan and Mombasa , Tema .

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  9. Kenya:Inside the Last Days of the Election BodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | AllAfrica.com

    From left: IEBC commissioner Yakub Guliye, Chairman Wafula Chebukati, commissioner Boya Molu, and vice chair Consolata Nkatha Bucha Maina when they appeared before select committees of both Senate and National Assembly on the elections law amendments proceedings at Nairobi County Hall on October 5, 2017. The Great Rift Valley Lodge was the unlikely setting last Friday for what could pass as the proverbial night of long knives for the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.

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  10. Insilico to present the advances in Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | EurekAlert!

    Tuesday, April 17th, 2018, Baltimore, MD - Insilico Medicine, a Baltimore-based company specializing in the application of artificial intelligence for drug discovery, biomarker development and aging research, announces the presentation of its Africa AI, Blockchain and Longevity Consultant, Iraneus Ogu, at the KMA 46th Annual Scientific Conference , April 21, 2018, Mombasa, Kenya. Ogu's presentation "Building the African pharmaceutical industry and the future of longevity with next-generation artificial intelligence" will focus on the latest advances in artificial intelligence tending to become a growth engine for African biopharmaceutical industry and transform the R&D in local pharmaceutical companies.

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  11. Kenya:Ruto Blames Cartels for Drop in Maize Prices, Influx of ImportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | AllAfrica.com

    Mr Ruto, however, defended the government from accusations that it has failed to purchase maize from farmers most of whom have not planted this season. "It has become difficult for the government to differentiate between middlemen and genuine farmers when they take their maize to NCPB depots," said Mr Ruto.

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  12. EAC tea exports increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Daily Monitor

    Regional tea exports at the Mombasa Auction have increased, according to the East African Tea Export Auctions report released last week. All the five East Africa member states including Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania and Mozambique registered an increase in exports at the Tea Auction held between April 9 and April 10. The increase, the report says, was occasioned by growth in demand and a rise in crop production.

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  13. Kenya:Jambojet Cuts Airfare to as Low as U.S.$22 in Promotional OfferRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | AllAfrica.com

    Local and regional travellers will enjoy a special three-day flight offer with Jambojet for as low as Sh 2,200 one-way on all domestic destinations across Kenya. The fares on the low-cost carrier run from Tuesday to Thursday and cover Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Eldoret and Ukunda.

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  14. Jambojet acquires a new Dash 8 Q400 aircraft to boost its domestic fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Regional budget carrier, Jambojet on Monday announced a 72 hours special fares offer for 10,000 seats to all their local and international destinations. The first of its kind offer in Kenya will see customers pay as little as Kes 2,200 one-way to its domestic destinations for bookings made between 17th and 19th April, 2018.

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  15. Review Roundup: Lynn Nottage's Mlima's Tale at the Public TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Public Theater is currently hosting the world premiere of MLIMA'S TALE, written by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney . MLIMA'S TALE continues The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR.

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  16. Kenya:Govt to Break Ground on Construction of 30,000 Low-Cost Houses in EastlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | AllAfrica.com

    The Government is set to launch a low-cost housing project that will see 30,000 houses constructed in Nairobi's Eastlands area, as the 'Big Four' agenda takes shape. The low-cost project targets to put up 5,000 houses in Shauri Moyo, 20,000 houses in Makongeni, 3,000 houses in Starehe and 2,000 units in Park Road estates.

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  17. China's role in Africa focus of symposiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | UB Reporter

    China's increasingly active role in Africa's economic development has been a recent topic of discussion. The Chinese claim they are dedicated to the economic development and social welfare of the countries where they are working, but some critics assert they are behaving very much in the manner of Europeans and Americans, who too often have exploited the human and material resources of Africa to their own benefit and with little positive impact on Africa.

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  18. Africa:Why Africa Must Invest More in PortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | AllAfrica.com

    Africa needs to take advantage of the economic potential of its ports and shipping sector if it is to realise its growth ambitions. Globally, ports are gateways for 80% of merchandise trade by volume and 70% by value.

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  19. Kenya:Law Firm Linked to Polls Boss Got Tenders for PetitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | AllAfrica.com

    Electoral commission chairman Wafula Chebukati has been linked to a tender for legal services which suggests the appearance of conflict of interest in a position which demands the highest integrity. Cootow and Associates, founded by Mr Chebukati in February 2006, has represented the Independent Electoral and Boundaries in at least six election petitions.

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  20. Mutai silver seals notable campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | Daily Monitor

    Uganda's Munyo Solomon Mutai holds his national flag as he runs toward the finish line of the athletics men's marathon final during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Southport Broadwater Parklands venue on the Gold Coast on April 15, 2018. AFP PHOTO Commonwealth Games.

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